The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 11 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +22
Permanent jobs citing Linux 97 71 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 16.17% 15.67% 6.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.27% 37.57% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 91 44 31
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Linux
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Operating Systems Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
275 189 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 45.83% 41.72% 33.53%
Number of salaries quoted 172 109 100
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £53,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Linux
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Bracknell region.

Linux Salary Trend in Bracknell

Linux
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 78 (54.17%) Windows
2 68 (47.22%) UNIX
3 49 (34.03%) VMware
4 42 (29.17%) SQL
5 39 (27.08%) Oracle
6 38 (26.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 35 (24.31%) VMware ESX
9 34 (23.61%) WAN
10 30 (20.83%) Firewall
11 29 (20.14%) TCP/IP
11 29 (20.14%) LAN
12 28 (19.44%) Microsoft
13 27 (18.75%) Degree
14 25 (17.36%) VMware Infrastructure
14 25 (17.36%) Computer Science
14 25 (17.36%) SQL Server
14 25 (17.36%) Solaris
15 23 (15.97%) MS Exchange
16 22 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
16 22 (15.28%) Retail
17 21 (14.58%) Validation
18 20 (13.89%) C++
18 20 (13.89%) Relational Database
18 20 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
18 20 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
19 19 (13.19%) C
19 19 (13.19%) Windows XP
20 18 (12.50%) Java

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (15.97%) MS Exchange
2 20 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 20 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (9.03%) Tomcat
4 9 (6.25%) Apache
5 7 (4.86%) IIS
6 5 (3.47%) WebLogic
6 5 (3.47%) IBM Notes
6 5 (3.47%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (3.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.78%) JBoss
8 2 (1.39%) ArcGIS
8 2 (1.39%) CMS
9 1 (0.69%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.69%) WordPress
9 1 (0.69%) Node.js
9 1 (0.69%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.47%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (2.08%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.08%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 34 (23.61%) WAN
2 30 (20.83%) Firewall
3 29 (20.14%) LAN
3 29 (20.14%) TCP/IP
4 12 (8.33%) Internet
5 11 (7.64%) DNS
5 11 (7.64%) HTTP
6 8 (5.56%) FTP
7 7 (4.86%) Kerberos
7 7 (4.86%) LDAP
8 6 (4.17%) SAN
9 5 (3.47%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (3.47%) Software-Defined Networking
9 5 (3.47%) WLAN
9 5 (3.47%) DHCP
9 5 (3.47%) MPLS
9 5 (3.47%) OSPF
9 5 (3.47%) BGP
10 4 (2.78%) SSL
10 4 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.36%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.89%) Relational Database
3 17 (11.81%) Oracle Database
3 17 (11.81%) MySQL
4 16 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 14 (9.72%) Oracle Database 10g
5 14 (9.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (9.72%) Oracle Exadata
6 12 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
6 12 (8.33%) Essbase
6 12 (8.33%) Oracle Discoverer
7 9 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (3.47%) Big Data
9 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (2.08%) NoSQL
10 3 (2.08%) Redis
10 3 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.33%) LoadRunner
1 12 (8.33%) SilkPerformer
2 8 (5.56%) JUnit
3 6 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (3.47%) WinRunner
5 3 (2.08%) Ant
5 3 (2.08%) Subversion
6 2 (1.39%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (1.39%) Selenium
7 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.69%) Introscope
General
1 22 (15.28%) Retail
2 12 (8.33%) Finance
3 9 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.17%) German Language
5 5 (3.47%) French Language
6 3 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (29.86%) Support Engineer
2 25 (17.36%) Technical Support
3 23 (15.97%) Technical Support Engineer
3 23 (15.97%) Technical Engineer
4 22 (15.28%) Software Engineer
5 16 (11.11%) Architect
6 14 (9.72%) Consultant
7 13 (9.03%) DBA
8 12 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
9 11 (7.64%) Developer
10 10 (6.94%) Test Engineer
10 10 (6.94%) Infrastructure Architect
10 10 (6.94%) C++ Software Engineer
10 10 (6.94%) C Software Engineer
11 9 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
12 8 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
12 8 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
13 7 (4.86%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 7 (4.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (4.86%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.33%) HTML
2 11 (7.64%) CSS
3 10 (6.94%) Web Services
4 8 (5.56%) .NET
4 8 (5.56%) jQuery
5 4 (2.78%) HTML5
5 4 (2.78%) SOAP
5 4 (2.78%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.08%) CSS3
7 2 (1.39%) Sencha Touch
7 2 (1.39%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (1.39%) Android SDK
7 2 (1.39%) Java EE
7 2 (1.39%) Spring
7 2 (1.39%) Ajax
7 2 (1.39%) J2EE
7 2 (1.39%) XML
8 1 (0.69%) DOM
8 1 (0.69%) JMS
8 1 (0.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.36%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 7 (4.86%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.47%) Open Source
6 4 (2.78%) Replication
6 4 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.08%) EMV
7 3 (2.08%) Smartcard
7 3 (2.08%) Device Driver
7 3 (2.08%) IPTV
7 3 (2.08%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.08%) Physics
8 2 (1.39%) iPhone
8 2 (1.39%) Clustering
8 2 (1.39%) Streaming Media
8 2 (1.39%) MPEG
8 2 (1.39%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 78 (54.17%) Windows
2 68 (47.22%) UNIX
3 38 (26.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (17.36%) Solaris
6 22 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (13.19%) Windows XP
8 12 (8.33%) Windows 7
9 9 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (4.17%) Android
11 5 (3.47%) Windows 8
12 4 (2.78%) Debian
13 3 (2.08%) Ubuntu
13 3 (2.08%) SUSE
13 3 (2.08%) Apple iOS
13 3 (2.08%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (1.39%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.69%) AIX
15 1 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.58%) Validation
2 18 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 15 (10.42%) Migration
3 15 (10.42%) ITIL
4 13 (9.03%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (8.33%) Test Management
5 12 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (7.64%) Test Automation
6 11 (7.64%) Regression Testing
7 10 (6.94%) TOGAF
7 10 (6.94%) Mentoring
8 9 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (5.56%) Problem Management
9 8 (5.56%) Test Scripting
9 8 (5.56%) Test Strategy
10 6 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (4.17%) Software Testing
10 6 (4.17%) Network Management
10 6 (4.17%) Process Management
11 5 (3.47%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 42 (29.17%) SQL
2 20 (13.89%) C++
3 19 (13.19%) C
4 18 (12.50%) Java
5 11 (7.64%) JavaScript
6 8 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.86%) Python
8 6 (4.17%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.47%) PHP
10 3 (2.08%) PHP5
11 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.39%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.39%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.39%) C#
11 2 (1.39%) Korn
12 1 (0.69%) Perl
12 1 (0.69%) Jython
12 1 (0.69%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.69%) C-shell
12 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (18.75%) Degree
2 16 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 12 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 12 (8.33%) ISEB
4 9 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (4.86%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.08%) PhD
7 3 (2.08%) CCNA
8 2 (1.39%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.94%) QA
2 3 (2.08%) ISO 8583
3 2 (1.39%) SLA
3 2 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 35 (24.31%) VMware ESX
3 25 (17.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (9.72%) Hyper-V
4 14 (9.72%) Oracle RMAN
5 10 (6.94%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
7 7 (4.86%) NFS
8 5 (3.47%) DFS Replication
9 3 (2.08%) vSphere
9 3 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.08%) KVM
10 2 (1.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (2.78%) Data Guard
3 3 (2.08%) logstash
3 3 (2.08%) Nagios
3 3 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.39%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.69%) SELinux
Vendors
1 49 (34.03%) VMware
2 39 (27.08%) Oracle
3 28 (19.44%) Microsoft
4 18 (12.50%) Cisco
5 14 (9.72%) HP
6 12 (8.33%) IBM
6 12 (8.33%) Hyperion
6 12 (8.33%) Sun
7 9 (6.25%) NetApp
7 9 (6.25%) Fujitsu
8 7 (4.86%) Apple
9 6 (4.17%) Symantec
9 6 (4.17%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.47%) Citrix
10 5 (3.47%) Nokia
10 5 (3.47%) Lotus
10 5 (3.47%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.08%) Dell
12 2 (1.39%) Sybase
12 2 (1.39%) Juniper
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